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Re: xmlns in HTML5

From: Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de>
Date: Fri, 17 Jul 2009 12:51:57 +0200
Message-ID: <4A6057CD.4010307@gmx.de>
To: Steven Pemberton <Steven.Pemberton@cwi.nl>
CC: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>, Manu Sporny <msporny@digitalbazaar.com>, RDFa <public-rdf-in-xhtml-tf@w3.org>
Steven Pemberton wrote:
> On Fri, 17 Jul 2009 00:32:19 +0200, Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch> wrote:
> 
>> On Thu, 16 Jul 2009, Steven Pemberton wrote:
>>>
>>> So I can send XHTML5 as text/html if I want.
>>
>> No, you can't. If you send a document as text/html, then _by definition_
>> it is an HTML5 document, not an XHTML5 document. There is no other way to
>> distinguish them than the MIME type.
> 
> I very much disagree. It's my document, I get to say what it is. I 
> ...

Well, yes. And the way to do so is my sending it with the appropriate 
Content-Type header.

BR, Julian
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